Top 5 reasons to visit Manuel Antonio


Top 5 reasons to visit Manuel Antonio


Top 5 reasons to visit Manuel Antonio




May 29, 2024

Top 5 reasons to visit Manuel Antonio

Manuel Antonio National Park is a natural conservation area 157 kilometres from the city of San José. It has an area of 2,000 hectares plus 55,000 hectares of marine area. This whole area is dedicated to conservation, research and ecological tourism.

1.  One of the Top 12 most beautiful parks in the world “Forbes Magazine”

The countless riches it is hiding make Costa Rica’s Manuel Antonio Park a true paradise. It combines rainforest, coral reefs, and beaches, a peculiar mixture of contrasting landscapes that will surprise you when you see them all together. How many times have you imagined walking along a beach with fine white sand? Manuel Antonio, a dream destination that is just waiting to surprise you with a unique holiday.

5 minute walk from the the Villa

2. Diversity of flora & fauna

In Manuel Antonio, you can find a lot of forests filled with incredible species, and a rich diversity of fauna.

There are two species of sloths, iguanas, snakes, and lizards. You will also find the famous Capuchino monkey.  The sea is full of other interesting creatures like the angelfish, sea urchins, and starfish.

Manuel Antonio’s flora deserves special mention. It includes mangroves, jungles, beaches, and even marine vegetation. Some of the most unusual species include the black and white courbaril, and the savanna oak.

You will be delighted to see a variety of animals and trees witnessed throughout your stay.

3. Cool activities and adventure

The most popular thing to do is a guided hike through the Manuel Antonio National Park, but you can find a lot of different activities here. Surfing, kayaking, sport fishing, rafting, yoga, nature tours, parasailing, and zip lining are just a few examples of the many activities you will find in Manuel Antonio.

The options are endless, Manuel Antonio is a hub of variety when it comes to activities and tours in Costa Rica.  The rich wealth of activities makes this a destination that offers something for everyone.

4. Where to eat in Manuel Antonio?

In Manuel Antonio, there is no shortage of extraordinary dining experiences. You can enjoy a wide range of cuisine in many beautiful locales. Here are just a few of our favorite Manuel Antonio restaurants.

  • Cafe Milagro(Tropical Cuisine & Live Music)
  • El Avion (Casual)
  • Emilio’s Café (Mediterranean restaurant)
  • Cafe Agua Azul (Seafood)

Note: I recommend you always try delicious and traditional Costa Rican food. You will not regret it!

5. Incredible Sunsets

Clouds or no clouds, the sky lights up each night in shades of orange, pink and purple that illuminate the landscape. You can always count on a beautiful sunset in Manuel Antonio.

Either from the beach or from your accommodation, do not hesitate to take the time to enjoy the colorful sunsets in Manuel Antonio, a dream experience.

Now that you know a little bit more about Manuel Antonio and some of its many attractions, it is time to start planning your trip. Enjoy everything that this wonderful destination offers, Costa Rica promises to give you a memorable stay!

September 5, 2021